|Application deadline:||30 April|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2015|
|Credits (ECTS):||90 ECTS|
|Duration full-time:||15 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
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Thematic Masters programmes1
* Economic law: focuses on topics relating to business, finance, taxation and competition;
* International and European law: focuses on topics relating to peace and cooperation, international organisations, the European Union, trade and individuals within the international community;
* Civil and criminal law: focuses on topics relating to family law, inheritance, legal responsibility, offences and criminal justice;
* Right of public action: focuses on topics relating to the public interest, public services, the social sector and the environment.
6 core courses, 36 credits
6 electives, 36 credits
Dissertation and seminars [The dissertation is written as part of a seminar; however, students may write their dissertation outside the seminar (12 credits) and supplement it with an additional elective (6 credits)], 18 credits
Interdisciplinary Master in Life Sciences Law
Also open to non-jurists, this Masters programme is designed for students holding Bachelors degrees from the Faculties of Medicine, Science, Psychology, Education or Economic and Social Sciences. It focuses on legal issues arising from medical and biotechnology law (the rights of persons regarding organ transplants, genetic testing, medically assisted reproduction, stem cells). The programme also broaches intellectual property issues surrounding living organisms, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and technology transfer contracts.
1This programme is available in a bilingual format (Geneva/Basel).